Mayor

Community Conversations with Mayor Kelly Girtz

Monthly on the 4th Wednesday, beginning at 6:00 p.m.

Next episode: Wed., Sept. 23 at 6:00 p.m. with Abigail Holbrook on mental and emotional health.

Due to the change in format to monthly conversations around different topics and the length of the conversations, the sessions will no longer include the Q&A segment. Please email the Mayor's Office with any general questions.

Mayor
The mayor is elected countywide for four-year terms for a maximum of two consecutive terms to serve as the head of the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government and the chair of the Commission.

The mayor’s duties include setting the agenda for Commission meetings; recommending candidates for the Athens-Clarke County positions of manager, attorney, Municipal Court judge, and internal auditor; and presenting the budget.